Definition of lefty in English:

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lefty

Pronunciation: /ˈleftē/
(also leftie)

noun (plural lefties)

informal
1chiefly North American A left-handed person.
Example sentences
  • He bowled the following season left-handed and even bowled three regionals as a lefty, but had no luck.
  • While his changeup works wonders against right-handers, lefties have an easier time picking it up.
  • So it made sense to Casey to load up with right-handers when the lefties were pitching, and vice versa.
2A leftist.
Example sentences
  • Kleiman goes on to say some very insightful stuff about gun control that every lefty should read.
  • This piece is interesting in the way it shows another lefty having doubts about the Fascist Left.
  • A little humility is called for here - even for a judgmental old lefty like me.

Words that rhyme with lefty

hefty

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: left·y

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